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- Published on 22 November 2011
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Graveside services for Layne Foster, age 78 of Sherman, were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Pepper Puryear officiating.
Mr. Foster was born June 10, 1933 in Mount Vernon to John W. Foster and Mary Rowlinson.
He died Friday, Nov. 18 in Sherman. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Judy Foster, six brothers, Wayne, Ballard, Ivan, Harold “Jap”, John William, Jr., and Edward, and three sisters, Ruby Sanders, Lennie Foster, and Roma Jean Mebane.
He is survived by three children, Mindy Lucas of Melissa, Matthew Foster of Mesquite, and Mark Foster of Red Oak; three sisters, Bertie Redar of Mount Vernon, Geraldine Jackson of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Bessie Hinkle of Austin; and three grandchildren, Logan, Amanda, and Christopher.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Wayne Foster, Wesley Foster, William Foster, David Redar, Michael Redar, and Johnnie Foster.
Honorary pallbearers were J. W. Foster, II and Johnnie Sid Foster.